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Sector focus.
Global perspective. Cross-border capabilities.

Business Services

We combine leading Investment Banking and Equity Research capabilities with deep sector knowledge to offer comprehensive solutions and best-in-class service to our clients.

Often referred to as ‘support services’ or ‘outsourcing’, the business services sector is characterized by a diverse range of sub-sectors that support other private or public industries. A key driver of demand for companies operating in this sector is clients' propensity to outsource non-core services, often due to evolving cost pressures or a desire for greater strategic focus. Further emerging factors impacting the sector include innovations in technology (by both sector participants and clients), changes in demographics, the labor market and global trade.

As a leading independent global investment bank, we offer a wide range of advisory and capital raising services, as well as complex cross-border expertise to both emerging and established companies. We tailor our idea-driven M&A and Financial Advisory, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Advisory & Restructuring and Financial Sponsors services to helping our clients achieve their strategic and financial goals.

Our team of industry experts has extensive experience and holds regular strategic dialogue with the leading business services companies across a wide range of sub-sectors:

  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • Engineering and Infrastructure Services
  • Industrial Services
  • Environmental Services
  • Facilities Management
  • Equipment Rental
  • Recruitment and Staffing
  • Education and Training
  • Legal Services
  • Specialty Consulting
  • Transport and Logistics

Debt Advisory & Restructuring

We are able to identify and unlock opportunities across different markets based on our expertise and relationships in multiple regions.

Our Business Services transactions

We have successfully advised business services companies, entrepreneurs and investors operating in the sector on a variety of advisory and capital raising transactions. See some of our recent transactions below:

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Financial Advisor for the sale of Outilacier
April 2018

Business Services

M&A Advisory

France

Ardian

€670m
Financial Advisor to Ardian on its disposal of Trescal to OMERS Private Equity
April 2018

Business Services

M&A Advisory

Financial Sponsors

France / Canada

Think Childcare

A$10m
Joint Lead Manager (Placement)
March 2018

Business Services

Equity Capital Markets

Australia

Partnerships British Columbia

$126.8m
Exclusive Financial Advisor
February 2018

Business Services

Debt Advisory & Restructuring

Canada

= Cross-border transactions

  

Meet our Business Services team

We believe in developing and nurturing long term client partnerships. Our Business Services sector team is ready to explore new opportunities, drawing on a wealth of experience and insight. We offer our clients access to global capital markets and relationships across the sector, tailored to each specific requirement. Please get in touch if you’d like to find out more.

Australia

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Daniel Sharp

Executive Director, Corporate Finance

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Daniel Baohm

Executive Director, Corporate Finance

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Canada

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Jason Robertson

Managing Director, Head of Diversified Industries (Canada)

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Investment Banking

We have the independence and agility to offer clients sector-focused and idea-driven M&A Advisory, Equity Capital Markets, Debt Advisory and Restructuring and Financial Sponsors services.

Global locations

We have extensive operations in Asia, Australia, Canada, the Middle-East, the UK & Europe and the US. 

Our events

Discover our upcoming events around the world.

Our analysts have in-depth knowledge and offer unique, informed insights that clients can access through our research portal

Our sector coverage includes:

  • Childcare
  • Homebuilding
  • Mining Services
  • Support Services

Sales & Trading

We provide access to global capital markets, connecting the right idea with the right client at the right time through our experienced team.

Corporate Access & Conferences

We have the contacts and expertise to help you find the right investors to speak to.

Quest®

Enjoy key investment insights from Quest®, our innovative online platform or get help, advice and support directly from our research and sales teams.

MiFID II

Our dedicated team ensured that all of our business areas that were affected by MiFID II / MiFIR were prepared for the 3rd of January.

How can we help?

If you would like to find out more about Canaccord Genuity or any of our services, please get in touch.

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